Google’s Secret ‘Project Nightingale’ Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans

November 11, 2019

(The Wall Street Journal) – Google is engaged in a secret project with one of the country’s largest health-care systems to collect and crunch the detailed personal health information of millions of Americans across 21 states, according to people familiar with the matter and internal documents. The initiative, code-named “Project Nightingale,” appears to be the largest in a series of efforts by Silicon Valley giants to gain access to personal health data and establish a toehold in the massive health-care industry. 

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